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Hierakonpolis, tomb 100

(about 3500 BC - Naqada II)

A predynastic tomb of outstanding importance: some walls are decorated with paintings. The motifs indicate that the tomb might have belonged to some kind of early king. The painting fragments are now preserved in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

plan of the tomb

Quibell/Green 1902: pl. LXVII

the paintings (marked on the plan in red)

Quibell/Green 1902: pl. LXXV-LLXXVIII

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